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Our programs seek to expand opportunity for low-income people so they can gain the tools and supports needed to lead self-determined lives and join the economic mainstream.
We deploy an array of grantmaking and social investing tools – usually in partnership with nonprofit, public, private and philanthropic organizations – to address society’s most intractable problems.
We are a private, national foundation that works to expand opportunities in America’s cities through grantmaking and social investing in arts and culture, education, environment, health, human services and community development in Detroit.
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Since 1968, the organization has served as a major provider of social service, educational, training, and work force-development programs to address the problems of hunger, racial divisions, econom
The DSO’s superb performance quality and strong educational programs make it a top-ranked U.S. orchestra as well as an anchor in the Midtown neighborhood of Detroit.
The agency annually places at-risk youth in jobs with locally owned companies and provides wide-ranging bilingual services to more than 5,000 young people, adults, and families in Southwest Detroit
The program provides out-of-school educational enrichment to prepare students to pursue careers in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics.
The agency offers elderly and disabled residents and their family caregivers a spectrum of services, ranging from adult day care and home-delivered meals to legal services and transportation.
The agency, now called Michigan Community Resources, delivers free legal resources to community-based nonprofits that serve Detroit residents.
The organization promotes and facilitates cross-sector collaboration between nonprofits and city departments to address important community problems and concerns.
The organization provides 37,000 students in 10 counties with educational programs aimed at improving understanding of financial concepts and promoting work force/career readiness and entrepreneurs
The independent, nonprofit organization attracts and develops well-connected, expert community organizers through internships and job placement with local institutions such as churches or schools.
The nonprofit organization, formed and operated by neighborhood residents, seeks to revitalize the Grandmont Rosedale communities of Northwest Detroit through initiatives such as the Northwest Detr
The Women’s Leadership Forum, also known as the Inforum Center for Leadership, serves as the education and research arm of the Michigan professional women’s alliance Inforum and offers
Located in Detroit’s Midtown, the comprehensive university offers more than 350 academic and community programs.
Youth who have engaged with the justice system receive positive adult mentoring from the organization’s volunteers, who help to increase opportunities for success.
The private nonprofit organization is a coalition of the hospital, residents, and city officials that seeks to develop housing in the Virginia Park neighborhood.
The nonprofit community development organization facilitates the revitalization of the physical, social, and economic fabric in the North End neighborhood.
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